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Accounting Sales

Bolingbrook, IL
September 14, 2018

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Madhuri Tallamraju


Accounting professional with ~12 years of experience in accounts payable (AP), accounts receivable (AR), cash application, risk analysis, posting month end journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts, and in assisting audits.


Manage monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts and assist in preparation of financial reports

Managed AR portfolio of customers with >19 million USD in revenue, with over 70% international customers

Managed AP for 500+ vendors with up to and one million USD in monthly payments

SAP (super user), with experience in SAP implementation and training teams on SAP usage

“Six Sigma Green Belt” certification from General Electric (GE) Lighting HQ on accounting/AR issues

Successfully supported GIA/external audit processes by coordinating with cross functional teams

ERP systems (Oracle Siebel, IBM Mainframe, QAD, Hyperion) and accounting software (QuickBooks,

Professional Experience

Staff Accountant CDWM Sep 2017 – till date

Primary responsibilities include

Post adjustment accruals and month end journal entries and assist in preparing financial statements

Perform account reconciliation including bank accounts, P-card, expense accounts and fixed assets

Preparation of analysis reports on sales variance, accounts receivables and accounts payable for management review

Managed to reduce balance on prepaid and unearned revenue accounts by 60% within first 3 months. Introduced new processes to simplify P-Card reconciliation.

Account Executive

General Mills Jan 2016 – Jul 2017

General Mills Jan 2016 – Jul 2017

Managed the Accounts Payable (AP) for 500+ vendors and averaged $500K-$1MM in monthly payments

Supported Accounts Receivable (AR) team when needed for fixed assets reconciliation/rebates

Coordinated with the shared services team to ensure timely processing of payments and reconciliation

Took initiative to improve Accounts Payable (AP) function by: Creating a Bi-Weekly AP Vendor Analysis Report (90%+ improvement on OTP); Producing GRIR Analysis Reports to better inform superiors and reducing payment issues; Improved due diligence of cash flow to optimize inter-company payments

Created reports (AP Vendor Analysis, GRIR, Inventory, Fixed Assets, etc.) to improve AP/AR functions

Successfully brought AP sub-ledgers (5000+ transactions outstanding) to current within first three months

Showed leadership by successfully completing GIA/external audit processes by guiding cross functional teams

Cash Application Specialist Lead

General Electric (GE) Lighting Dec 2014 – May 2015

Instrumental in transition process of Cash Application function from GE Louisville to GE Lighting HQ

Managed transition from IBM Mainframe/QAD to SAP at GE

Took initiative in testing SAP modules related to Cash Application, collections, and customizing SAP for team

Established new Cash Application Team at GE Lighting HQ and made special operating procedures (SOPs) for the team

Trained newly-created Cash Application Team in cash application, wire transfers, other payments/reconciliation

Customer Financial Services Representative

General Electric (GE) Lighting Apr 2012 – Nov 2014

Managed AR portfolio of customers with $19+ million in revenue, with over 70% international customers

Worked with multiple departments (customers, sales, pricing, etc.) to identify issues and reconcile accounts

Took initiative to handle daily/monthly T&L Lockbox balancing & Vendor W-9 Tracking

Completed “Six Sigma Green Belt” training, studied business skills & ways to improve claim resolution efficiency

Started a monthly Accounts Receivable (AR) Business Object Report to better inform superiors

Recognized for going out of the way to resolve issues in QAD for GE Appliances


Wraptite Inc. Oct 2007 – Mar 2012

Independently managed AP, AR and Risk Analysis functions for over 500 customers and vendors

Contributed new ideas to streamline the terms for vendor management and improve AP/AR: Introduced business intelligence tools (e.g. SalesGenie) that resulted significantly improved AP process; Performed Know Your Customer/Anti-Money Laundering routines for due diligence through SalesGenie; Created Customer Credit Score Analysis System, reducing collections and better set credit limits

Successfully led 2 major accounting software system upgrades from Peachtree to QuickBooks, then Prophet21

Managed many additional functions such as: P-Card Reconciliation, Payroll Report, Inventory Report, 1099-MISC Report, Sales Rebate Calculation, Vendor W-9 Tracking

IT Administrator

Nova Machine Products Mar 2006 – Sep 2007

Managed inventory record management, order handling for IT vendors, and telecommunications equipment

Supported Accounts Receivable (AR) and Accounts Payable (AP) functions for IT department using Oracle platform

Ran IT helpdesk support – successfully led the configuration of operating systems and general IT troubleshooting


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting & Costing – Nagarjuna University, India

Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Accounting) – Annamalai University, India

Post-Baccalaureate Course in Accounting – Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH

Certificate in Six Sigma Green Belt – General Electric (GE), Cleveland, OH

Certificate in QuickBooks 2007 – Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH

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